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2 Ways You Can Make a Difference in Black August

Black August is a season to reflect on the inequitable treatment of African Americans in the criminal justice system, a major driver of hunger and poverty in the United States.

On Wednesday, July 30, the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, the Very Rev. Randolph Marshall Hollerith, Dean of the Washington National Cathedral, and the Rev. Canon Kelly Brown Douglas, Canon Theologian of Washington National Cathedral, published an open letter to President Trump and to the American people entitled “Have We No Decency? A Response to President Trump.”

MCC President Bonny Rodden with Episcopal Bishop Stephen Lane and Bishop-Elect Thomas Brown at Portland’s Pride Parade. This marks the first year MCC has marched!

Red flag laws can help to reduce suicide

from the Bangor Daily News
April 30, 2019
By Jane Field, Opinion guest column

MCC joins our voice with others in Maine condemning the white supremacist terrorist attack against our Muslim siblings in New Zealand

CONDEMNING ISLAMAPHOBIC KILLINGS IN NEW ZEALAND

WHEN WE IN THE CHURCH ARE ON THE WRONG SIDE OF HISTORY…AND THE GOSPEL

We who call ourselves Christians have too often found ourselves on the wrong side of history. In the not-so-distant past, some of our churches supported slavery. Some became apologists for segregation and apartheid. Some defended Hitler. Some opposed

“The Civil Discourse Curriculum”

MCC has a longstanding commitment to promoting honest, respectful dialogue that honors the dignity of every person’s voice. We are delighted to announce that the Episcopal Church has just released a new 5-week curriculum for congregations entitled “The Civil Discourse Curriculum.” It is perfect for a Lenten study, but can be used any time. It is available for free.

The Episcopal Diocese of Maine as they announce the election of The Rev. Thomas James Brown as their next Bishop

The Maine Council of Churches celebrates with the Episcopal Diocese of Maine as they announce the election of The Rev. Thomas James Brown as their next Bishop. We look forward to welcoming Rev. Brown to Maine, and working with him in the years ahead as together we seek to build peace with justice and guide justice with love. At the same time, we give thanks for the extraordinary colleague and brother in Christ we have had in Bishop Stephen Lane who will be retiring in June.

2019 Faith-Based Advocacy Days

Building peace with justice,
Guiding justice with love

Monday, March 25 and
Tuesday, March 26 in Augusta

Click the image to the left to learn more and register

With profound sorrow and deep outrage

With profound sorrow and deep outrage, the Maine Council of Churches condemns the anti-Semitic act of hatred and lethal violence perpetrated on the worshiping congregation of Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh this morning, and extends our prayers, our sympathy, our support and our solidarity to them and to our Jewish siblings here in Maine.